Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Traveling typewriting lives!

Just a quick update. Last summer's Typewriter Day experiment lives on,or at least part of it is sitting with me. My own meager attempt has come full-circle, and I've got at least one other in my hands now. In retrospect, the "traveling fiction" idea may have set the bar a bit high, as I'm already sweating how to add to Olivander's in a suitable way, and we had a number of folks who had to defect for one reason or another. What an electric thrill, though, to get something in the actual mail, typewritten on onionskin. I'm pleased to be able to add a little from my own hoard to the bottom of the stack. We'll have to find some suitable way to mark June 23rd again this year. Any ideas?

4 comments:

speculator said...

June 23rd falls on a Tuesday this year- though I was going suggest a TypeFest at some neat summer location of choice (or a traveling typing lobster bake in Maine!).

Mike Speegle said...

I don't know, but whatever it is, I'm in.

rad-tastic said...

Duuude, I want to do it! That'd be so amazingly awesome

Teri said...

I loved getting mine back. I wrote stuff while my husband was alive and it came back after he died. I loved the stories and the cool paper too.

I'm in happier mode this year. I have a boyfriend (who lost his wife the same time. We met in the ICU.) We're buying a big boat together and I'm moving out of the woods and to warmer climes. There's a nice covered deck on the front that I already plan to use for typing. I've not been doing a lot writing lately but am ready to go!